Sargent Shriver and 'The Other America'
On February 1, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson tasked Sargent Shriver with leading the War on Poverty. Developing a range of programs, Sargent Shriver would go on to lift up thousands of Americans. This clip from the documentary American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver is supplied by and used with the permission of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute. (SSPI). This clip shall not be duplicated, edited, or re-published without previous written permission from SSPI.